Cl/SfB Vs1 SEALOCRETE PLA LTD Greenfield Lane Rochdale OL11 2LD Tel: 01706 352255, Fax 01706 860880 TECHNICAL DATA SHEET TDS 18 SEPTEMBER 2002 BITUMEN PAINT DESCRIPTION Solids Content: 54 +/- 2% by weight. BITUMEN PAINT is a fast drying solvent Specific Gravity: 0.92 +/- 0.02 based full bodied bituminous paint to comply with British Standard 3416 : Type I and Type Softening Point II. Of Base Bitumen: 80° - 90°C (176° - 194°F) USES Service Temp: -30° to 70°C (-22° to +158 °F) BITUMEN PAINT provides an effective waterproof, weatherproof, corrosion Flashpoint: 38°C (100° F) resistant protective coating. It is resistant to low concentrations of alkalis and acids and can withstand prolonged oxidation. It is METHOD OF USE suitable for application to a wide variety of materials including iron and steel, lead, zinc, Preparation aluminium, asbestos-cement, concrete, Apply by brush. As with all surface stone and brick and is mainly used for: coatings, preparation of the surface is of * Metal production - corrugated iron great importance and will influence the sheds, fire escapes, stairways, ladders, degree of adhesion obtained and the life of storage tanks, gutters, down-pipes, the coating. All surfaces must be sound, fences, railings, gates etc. stable and thoroughly clean. * Protecting drinking water tanks. BITUMEN PAINT may be applied to slightly damp but not wet surfaces. Metal surfaces * A protective coating for concrete should be wire brushed to remove rust. structures, stone, brick, concrete Where long term protection is required, an screeds and sand/ cement surfaces. initial treatment of a rust inhibitive product such as red lead or zinc phosphate should be used. A minimum of two coats should be PRODUCT DATA applied, the first being allowed to dry before the second is applied. Colour: Black, shiny coating when dry NOTE: BITUMEN PAINT may bleed Coverage: Onto metal and smooth through any paints subsequently applied surfaces10m2/litre (approx 490 over it. Apply a primer recommended by the sq.ft per imp.gallon) paint manufacturer before painting over it. Viscosity: Brookfield Spindle 2, Speed Drinking Water Tanks. 20,Direct Reading 15-40 at After the final coat has dried, wash out the 20°C tank with clean, cold water before using. Protective Coating on Concrete etc. EMERGENCY ACTION: Since concrete and some stone surfaces may be porous, an initial primer coat of * In the event of narcosis due to BITUMEN PRIMER should be applied. inhalation of concentrated vapour - remove person to fresh air. Call for medical attention. Cleaning of Tools * Contact with eyes - thoroughly irrigate Tools may be cleaned by using white spirit eyes with clean, cold water. Call for or paraffin. Spillages should be wiped off medical attention. surfaces before the bitumen paint has set. * In the event of fire - extinguish with STORAGE either a carbon dioxide, dry chemical or foam fire extinguisher, sand or Storage life is indefinite in tightly sealed, earth. undamaged containers. For further information, refer to the PACKAGING relevant Health and Safety Data Sheet. Available in 1 litre, 2.5 litre 5 litre 25 litre and 200 litre containers. We endeavor to ensure that any advice, HANDLING recommendation or information we may give in product literature is accurate and correct. However, BITUMEN PAINT is solvent based and can we have no control over the circumstances in which give off an inflammable vapour. The solvent our product is used and it is therefore important that may have a narcotic effect if inhaled or the end user satisfy himself by prior testing that the product is suitable for his specific application and that absorbed through the skin. The following the actual conditions of use are suitable. precautions are therefore advised when Accordingly, no responsibility can be accepted, or using it. any warranty given by ourselves, our representatives, agents or distributors, other than * Wear protective clothing that the product as supplied by us will meet our written specification. Products are sold subject to our * Avoid smoking, hot lights, naked standard conditions of sale and each purchaser and flames or creating sparks. end user should at all times ensure that he has consulted our latest product instructions and safety * Never take the products internally. information. * Avoid contact with the skin, eyes and non protective clothing . (Any product which has dried on the skin may be removed with a proprietary hand cleaner). * When working with the product, until it has dried, ensure that the area is well- ventilated thereby avoiding build-up of solvent vapour.